Unemployment Rates Drop In The City


SAN FRANCISCO—According to preliminary data that was released by the state, South San Francisco’s unemployment rate has gone down from 7.2 percent in February to 7.0 percent in March.

As a whole, the state ofCaliforniasaw a minor decrease in the unemployment rate all around, with unemployment dropping from 9.7 percent in February to 9.4 percent in March.

These figures are not seasonally-adjusted, which signifies that temporary seasonal work such as holiday employment is not a contributing factor to the overall rate.

By Kyle Maloney